Sunday, January 19, 2020

[Bachelor Degree] The Mitsui-Bussan Scholarship Program 2020 for Indonesia, Japan (Fully Funded)

The MITSUI-BUSSAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR INDONESIA (hereinafter referred to as "the Program") was established in Tokyo, Japan, in 1992 as a non-profit foundation under the approval of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (formerly called the Ministry of Education) of Japan based upon a fund prepared by Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The Program aims to encourage Indonesian students who wish to study at universities in Japan and obtain a bachelor's degree thereby.

The objective of the Program is to support and assist the selected students (i.e., grantees) so that;
  • Firstly, the grantees could learn about and become intimate with Japanese culture and customs.
  • Secondly, the grantees could develop an international sensibility through daily life in Japan
Consequently, the grantees would be able to make their best efforts in their respective fields so as to contribute to the development of Indonesia after finishing their studies in Japan, calling upon their experiences of living and studying in Japan.

Therefore, the grantees who have completed their studies in Japan under the Program would be requested to make their utmost effort to materialize the Program’s objectives, however, the grantees will be entirely free from any other obligations and duties.

Grantees are tenable for five years and six months (5.5 years) from October 2020 until March 2026, i.e.
  • Japanese language study : 1.5 years (18 months)
  • University study              : 4.0 years (48 months)
  • Total                                 : 5.5 years (66 months)
The Program shall provide the following allowances and expenses only for supporting the grantees' life and studies in Japan, and any of which may be adjusted from time to time at the Trustee’s own discretion basically in accordance with the final sentence of Clause 8 (b) hereof.
  • Living Allowance
    • The sum of 145,000 Japanese yen per month would be given to each grantee during the tenure of the scholarship.
  • Transportation Charge
    • Transportation from Indonesia to Japan:
      An economy class one-way air ticket from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Tokyo International Airport would be given to each grantee before his/her departure.
    • Transportation from Japan to Indonesia:
      An economy class one-way air ticket from Tokyo International Airport to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport would be given to each grantee who would return to Indonesia, upon submitting an application, within 1 (one) year after the expiration of the scholarship provision
  • Arrival Allowance
    • The sum of 50,000 Japanese yen would be given to each grantee upon arrival in Japan.
  • School Fees
    • Fees for the entrance examination and tuition at the Japanese Language Center as well as at universities would be borne by the Program.
  • Accommodations, Meals, Local Transportation and Other Costs and Expenses:
    • For the first one and half years during the period of study of the Japanese language, grantees shall reside at the dormitory of the Japanese Language Center, or a similar place designated by the Program. The cost of such accommodations shall be borne by the grantees. The Program shall provide a lodging subsidy of 5,000 Japanese yen per month per person to the grantees.
    • During the period of study at universities, grantees shall reside at university dormitories, private boarding houses, or apartment houses, any of which shall be approved by the Program. The cost of such accommodations shall be borne by the grantees. Any necessary key money and/or deposit money shall be borne by the Program. The Program shall provide a lodging subsidy of 25,000 Japanese yen per month per person to the grantees.
    • The cost of textbooks necessary for the curriculum at Japanese Language Center and/or universities in Japan approved by the Program shall be borne by the Program.
    • Meals, local transportation charges and other expenses shall be borne by the grantees.
  • Insurance
    • The Program shall prepare life insurance, aviation insurance, and accident insurance for the grantees during the period of Scholarship. (National health insurance premium in Japan shall be borne by the grantees.)

    • Nationality: Applicants must be citizens of the Republic of Indonesia.
    • Age: Applicants must be less than twenty (20) years of age as of April 1st, 2020 and unmarried.
    • The grantees must remain unmarried during the tenure of their scholarship period.
    • Academic Background and School Records: Applicants must have completed SMA (Senior High School) of IPA or IPS course with marks of at least eighty (80) or higher on their school records for the following subjects, of the last two consecutive semesters namely, “the 1st semester of the 3rd year and the 2nd semester of the 2nd year” but if not available, “the 1st and 2nd semesters of the 2nd year”, during SMA study period as per the chart below. Whilst the students from SMK (Sekolah Menengah Kejuruan/ Vocational school) are SMA Bahasa course are not entitled to apply for this program.

            For IPA course:  Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English.
            For IPS course:  Mathematics, Economics, Geography and English.If there are different types of report scores ("Wajib" / "Peminatan"), then "Wajib" scores should be referred.
    • Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to study the Japanese language and to receive university education in the Japanese language in Japan. Whilst each level of the JLPT scores (N1 - N5) shall be counted as a premium for the selection.
    • Health: Applicants must be healthy, both mentally and physically, and have no infectious diseases.
    Field of Study:
    Study of Sciences and Engineering (4-years under-graduate course), such as;
    • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Information & Computer Science, Biology, Biophysics & Biochemistry, Geology, etc.
    • Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Engineering, Environmental Engineering, etc.
    • Mechanical Engineering, Precision Engineering, etc.
    • Ship Building & Ocean Engineering, Aeronautics, etc.
    • Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Information & Communication Engineering, etc.
    • Metallurgy, Materials Science, etc.
    • Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, etc.
    • Industrial Engineering, Factory & Production Management, Plant Management, etc.
    • Agricultural Engineering, Forest & Fishery Science, Agricultural Chemistry, Agro biology, Food Engineering, etc

    Due to course term reason, applicants are not entitled to choose Medical science, Pharmaceutical science and Veterinary science as field of study

    Study of Social Sciences, Business and Commerce (4-years under-graduate course) such as;
    • Civil Law, Public Law, Political Science, etc.
    • Economic Theory, Economic History, Economic Policy, etc.
    • Enterprise Management, Accounting, Commerce & Marketing, Finance, Insurance, Industrial Relations, Econometrics, International Economics, etc.

    How to Apply:
    The Program introduced an e-application system for the registration and installed its own website owing to substantially increased number of applicants received in the previous years.
    Now, therefore, the applicants are kindly requested to submit necessary documents to the Program in two manners namely, firstly by the website and secondly by mail.
    1. Applicants shall submit the prescribed application form and other documents as requested below from January 20th  (Monday) to not later than February 21st (Friday), 2020 to the designated domain of the website and address of PERSADA as mentioned below, where the prescribed application form is obtainable.

    c/o Kampus Universitas Darma Persada (UNSADA)
    Jl. Radin Inten II (Terusan Casablanca), Pondok Kelapa,
    Jakarta Timur 13450 , Indonesia
    Telephone: (021) 8647373
    Facsimile: (021) 86900241
    1. Application documents to be submitted:

    Firstly by the Website:
    1. Fill in the application form prescribed in the website ( ) based upon instructions thereby.

    Registration number of each applicant shall be informed from the Program to the applicants by e-mail, if the website application is duly accepted.

    Secondly by the Mail:
    1. Photocopy of the application form after filling in necessary data on website indicating the applicant’s registration number…………………………………………………...1 copy
    2. Photograph (portrait) 4 cm x 3 cm taken within the past 6 months. …………. 2 copies
    3. Certified school records for all terms and semesters of 1st , 2nd and 3rd school years issued by SMA……………………………………………………………………… ……….1 copy
      If the school record for the 2nd semester of the 3rd year has not been issued yet, certified school records until the 1st semester of the 3rd year should be submitted.
    1. Photocopy of the result of Nilai Ujian Akhir Nasional, if it had already been issued ………………………………………………………………………………………….1 copy
    2. Recommendation letter issued by the principal of the SMA in English………...1 copy
    • Registration number of each applicant should be indicated clearly in typewriting or clear handwriting on the envelope enclosing the necessary documents to be submitted to the Program, hence the envelope without the registration number is not accepted.
    • If there is any deficiency to the application documents, the application is not accepted.

    21 February 202

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